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Review: War with the Newts (1936) by Karel Capek

8.0/10 Newts, you say? What could that possibly mean? Published in 1936, War with the Newts is one of the last novels by Czech author Karel Capek, and is a thinly-veiled satire on, well, on a whole lot of things, … Continue reading

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Review: R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots) (1920) by Karel Capek

7/10 R.U.R. (1920) is famous in science fiction history for giving us the first instance of the word ‘robot’. It is not the first work ever written to feature an artificial person, but the word ‘robot’ was first coined by … Continue reading

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